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DIY Decor, Holidays

DIY Mother’s Day Cards

This project happened by chance. I needed a greeting card and had no time to go shopping. I wanted a card that was a little different (plus I had to use what I had in my home) – so I tried the marbled paper idea. It turned out so much better than I thought and it is super easy. The…
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DIY Decor

Easy Paper Roses

In honor of Mother’s Day and Spring, today we’re making Easy Paper Roses.  These are quick to assemble and inexpensive.  They make a super creative take on flowers for mom and they’re super simple to DIY.  Each flower costs around 70 cents and the kids can get involved to help out with the crafting.  Let’s go! Materials: 5-6″ square pieces…
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DIY Decor

DIY Paper Flowers ….Hyacinths!

Hyacinths are perfect for Spring and DIY Paper Flowers are a fun gift to give and make.  They’re an easy project for all ages and a low cost, creative option for a gift for mom.  Each flower costs roughly fifty cents and takes about five minutes to craft.  I used spray painted wine bottles for vases for an extra unique…
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DIY Projects, Holidays

Growing Vegetables in Small Spaces

Today’s idea is great way to garden with little maintenance that is perfect for tight spaces.  We’re growing vegetables in small spaces! This is also a great project to do with children.  The size garden is totally manageable and kids can help with watering and picking the vegetables.  It’s good to encourage them to eat more veggies and help with…
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DIY Decor, Halloween, Holidays

Halloween Candle DIY

Halloween is coming. I’m not a blood and guts person but I’ll go with spooky, not scary…so I give you this Halloween Candle DIY! These are made from old summer pool noodles that are probably collecting dust in your garage or basement. Dig them out and let’s do this Halloween Candle DIY! A video how-to is here. (Also please see…
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Halloween, Holidays

Halloween Spider DIY

This Halloween Spider DIY is not brain surgery. I’m not even going to write a long post. It’s just balloons and pipe cleaners taped together. It’s that easy. You can make them in a few minutes and use them on your door or wall or give them as party favors. The video How-To is here. I’m going to show you…
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DIY Decor, Fall Season

Easy DIY Pumpkins

Today’s DIY project is easy – we’re making Easy DIY Pumpkins! The materials list is very short and simple. My favorite part about these pumpkins is that they are made from FLEXIBLE DRYER DUCT….what?? Yep, it sounds strange, but they turn out to be super cool and a super minimal effort and cost investment. This fall is crazy enough already…
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DIY Decor, Fall Season

DIY Pumpkin Decor

Fall is my favorite season and I love everything pumpkin! So today I’m making DIY Pumpkin Decor. These DIY pumpkins are made from rolls of wood veneer and glue. The cost is about $3 per pumpkin which makes them on trend and affordable. They’re a unique seasonal touch of the unexpected for home decor. A video How-To is Here and…
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DIY Decor, Fall Season, Holidays

Caulk Pumpkin DIY

I’ve never really thought about decorating pumpkins with caulk. However, this Caulk Pumpkin DIY adds a bit of zhuzh to pumpkins you may already be using in your decor. You could make swirls, circles, or all sorts of shapes for the design using the caulk – and it’s quite simple to create these. I think they’re unique and beautiful and…
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DIY Decor, Repurposed Things

DIY Decorative Vases

This is one of my favorite DIY Projects. I didn’t think I would end up liking it as much as I did. The BEST part is I used empty PICKLE and MAYO jars to make uber cool DIY Decorative Vases. How cool is that? The cost is under $5 per vase (jar) and that’s if you have to buy it…
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